The reviews in this collection are unique in their intent to provide a basis for understanding of the subject. They include historical, descriptive, and comparative information which is not always presented in �state of the science� reviews. Cholesterol is viewed in each chapter as part of a system � structural, kinetic, or metabolic. The complex nature of the place of cholesterol in living systems is illustrated in each chapter.
1. Sterols and Insects 2. Cholesterol and Membranes 3. Cholesterol Transport 4. Cholesterol Catabolism and Bile Acid Metabolism 5. Cholesterol Balance and Whole Body Kinetics.